Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of projects/technology-and-revolution/genera-call


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Jan 2, 2017, 2:45:58 PM (3 years ago)
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Melanie E L Bush
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    1111== Technology and Revolution ==
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    13 The threat we face is enormous. The response to it has been over-whelming. The need for fundamental social change is unquestionable. The potential for that change is unprecedented.
     13The threats we face are enormous yet simultaneously the responses to them have been extraordinary and overwhelming. We are indeed at a critical juncture when the need for and possibility of fundamental social change are unquestionable. The potential for radical and systemic change is unprecedented in the modern world.
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    15 This is a time to start looking forward at our next steps: a time to start talking about what we have in common, what we can do together, what kind of common strategy we can develop.
     15This is a time to look forward at our next steps: a time to start talking about what we have in common, what we can do together, what kind of common strategies we can develop, what resources we have at our disposal. 
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    17 For decades, that has proven difficult. While our movements are vibrant and committed and most of us sympathize with and support the work others are doing, unified action has proven tough to organize. In fact, thinking about the future (even the near future) in a unified way is something we haven't been able to do.
     17For decades, this process has proven difficult. While our movements are vibrant and committed and most of us sympathize with and support the work others are doing, unified action has proven tough to organize. In fact, thinking about the future (even the near future) in a unified way is something we haven't been able to do.
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    1919Maybe we should start by talking about what we have in common: our belief in fundamental change and our reliance on and development of technology. Maybe we need to start talking about the relationship between change and technology and how that relationship affects the practical and political work we are doing.
     
    2121We think that's worth exploring. So...
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    23 We are calling on the movement (our own members and beyond) to get together in convergences all over the country to talk about Technology and Revolution.
     23We are calling on the movement (our own members and beyond) to gather in convergences all over the country to discuss Technology and Revolution. 
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    2525== Goals ==